This paper presents a new method for human face recognition by utilizing Gabor-based region covariance matrices as face descriptors. Both pixel locations and Gabor coefficients are employed to form the covariance matrices. Experimental results demonstrate the advantages of this proposed method.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems For Video Technology|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2008|
- human face recognition
- Gabor-based region covariance matrices
- face descriptors